3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKANIS
CIRCA 580 B.C.
Each side with two confronting panthers, rosettes in the field, a band of rays below, concentric circles on the foot, vertical lines on the handles
5 in. (12.5 cm.) diameter excluding handles
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with Collectors' Corner, London, 1965.
Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell
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